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This page contains links to eMedTV Incontinence Articles containing information on subjects from Female Incontinence to Kegel Exercises. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Female Incontinence
    Female incontinence is the inability for a woman to hold her urine until she gets to a toilet. This eMedTV article discusses incontinence in women in detail.
  • Female Incontinence Treatment
    Female incontinence treatment options include: lifestyle changes, medications, devices, surgery, or other options. This eMedTV article discusses the different treatment options for women with incontinence.
  • Gelnique
    Gelnique is a prescription skin gel that is used to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips for when and how to use it.
  • Gelnique and Breastfeeding
    At this time, it is not known whether Gelnique (oxybutynin gel) passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV resource offers more information on breastfeeding and Gelnique, and discusses the importance of talking to your doctor about your situation.
  • Gelnique and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, it is probably safe for pregnant women to use Gelnique (oxybutynin gel), although the full risks are not currently known. This page explores this topic in more detail, including the results of animal studies done on the drug.
  • Gelnique Dosage
    As this page from the eMedTV site explains, the standard dosage of Gelnique for treating an overactive bladder is one packet of gel applied to the skin once daily. This article also offers suggestions on when and how to effectively use this medication.
  • Gelnique Drug Interactions
    Pramlintide, anticholinergic drugs, and acetylcholinesterase inhibitors may interact with Gelnique. This eMedTV Web article describes the possible side effects or complications that may develop with these and other drug interactions.
  • Gelnique Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides some information on Gelnique, a medication used to treat overactive bladder symptoms. This page talks about how to use the medicine and explains what to discuss with the doctor prescribing it.
  • Gelnique Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that vomiting, disorientation, and difficulty passing urine are among the possible signs of a Gelnique (oxybutynin gel) overdose. This page also describes possible treatment options that are available for an overdose.
  • Gelnique Side Effects
    Common side effects of Gelnique may include a dry mouth, fatigue, and dizziness. This eMedTV Web resource outlines other possible side effects of the drug, and describes which side effects are potentially serious and may require medical attention.
  • Gelnique Uses
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Gelnique to adults who have an overactive bladder. This part of the eMedTV Web site describes the uses of Gelnique in more detail. This page also explains how the medicine works and whether there are off-label uses.
  • Gelnique Warnings and Precautions
    Before taking Gelnique, tell your doctor if you have glaucoma, liver disease, or any allergies. This eMedTV Web article contains other warnings and precautions for Gelnique, and includes important information on who should not take the medication.
  • Generic Anturol
    At this time, there are no generic Anturol products available in the United States. However, as this page of the eMedTV Web site explains, a generic version could become available after the exclusivity rights expire.
  • Generic Detrol
    You can now buy generic Detrol (tolterodine tartrate) in two different strengths. This eMedTV article explains why the FDA has assigned an "AB" rating to the drug and what this means when compared to the brand-name version.
  • Generic Detrol LA
    As this eMedTV article explains, Detrol LA (tolterodine ER) is now available as both a brand-name and a generic drug. This selection tells you what you need to know about the generic versions, such as available strengths, how they compare, and more.
  • Generic Ditropan
    Generic Ditropan, which is sold as oxybutynin chloride, is available in tablet and syrup form. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes the various strengths and forms available and lists drug companies that currently manufacture generic Ditropan.
  • Generic Ditropan XL
    Ditropan XL is currently available in brand-name and generic form. As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, generic Ditropan XL is sold by the name oxybutynin chloride extended-release and is available in three different strengths.
  • Generic Enablex
    The earliest possible date that generic Enablex could become available is March 2015. This eMedTV resource discusses the possible dangers of buying so-called "generic Enablex" and explains the difference between a generic drug and its generic name.
  • Generic Gelnique
    Patents currently prevent any generic Gelnique (oxybutynin gel) from being manufactured in the US. As this eMedTV Web resource explains, the first patent expires in 2020, at which point generic versions of the drug may become available.
  • Generic Myrbetriq
    At this time, no generic Myrbetriq (mirabegron) products are available, as the drug is protected by patents. This eMedTV Web selection discusses when the patents expire and when a generic version of the medication might become available.
  • Generic Oxytrol
    Oxytrol is currently under a patent that prevents companies from making any generic versions of the drug. This eMedTV page takes a look at when generic Oxytrol may become available, including information on why this may happen before the patent expires.
  • Generic Sanctura
    As this eMedTV segment explains, brand-name Sanctura is no longer protected by a patent, and a generic version is on the market. This article takes a closer look at this generic product and compares it to brand-name Sanctura.
  • Generic Sanctura XR
    The FDA has given the generic version of Sanctura XR (trospium XR) an AB rating. This eMedTV Web page explains why and lists manufacturers of the generic version, as well as the strength in which it is available.
  • Generic Toviaz
    At this time, there are no generic Toviaz (fesoterodine) products available on the market. This article on the eMedTV Web site explains why there are no generic versions of Toviaz and explores when generic versions may become available.
  • Generic VESIcare
    The earliest possible date that generic VESIcare will be available is December 2015. As this eMedTV article explains, many companies currently claim to sell "generic VESIcare," but these drugs may be fake, substandard, and potentially dangerous.
  • Incontinence in Children
    Incontinence in children is common. This eMedTV article discusses incontinence in children and links to other articles about urinary incontinence.
  • Kegel Exercises
    Kegel exercises strengthen the muscles that hold the bladder and many other organs in place. This eMedTV article discusses these exercises in detail, with information on how to perform them and the benefits they provide.
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